Senior Infrastructure Engineer

October 22, 2022 0 Comments

At Paradigm, we are changing the future of finance! By joining us at this early stage, you’ll be building cutting-edge, distributed financial service infrastructure that will reshape financial services across CeFi and DeFi markets.

About Paradigm

Paradigm is a zero-fee, institutional liquidity network for derivatives traders across CeFi and DeFi. We provide unified access to multi-asset, multi-protocol liquidity on demand without compromising on execution preferences, costs, and immediacy. We’ve built the largest network of institutional counterparties in crypto, with over 600 institutional clients trading over $10 B per month.We are a diverse, global team led by our organizational principles and united by our mission to bring on-demand liquidity for traders, anytime and anywhere, without compromises. We also strive to ship faster than anyone else in the industry!We are backed by the best traders and investors in the space, including Jump Capital, Alameda Ventures/FTX, Dragonfly Capital, Digital Currency Group, Genesis Trading, QCP Capital, Optiver US, IMC, GSR Markets, Akuna Capital, Fidelity Digital Assets CMT Digital, Goldentree Asset Management, Amber Group, OK Group, Bybit Fintech, and CoinShares.

The role
As a core member of our infrastructure team, you will build and maintain major features, through inception, design, implementation and launch, working closely with product and engineering disciplines across the company. You will spend the majority of your time on cross-functional self-contained feature teams focused on delivering value to the customer, while other projects will be more internally focused on integrations, scalability, and performance.
Responsibilities
Own the site reliability process and systems from design and implementation to deployment and maintenanceEducate the platform software engineering team on reliability best practices and collaborate to evolve the software engineering process to accommodate reliability principlesProvide service outage escalation response alongside software engineersManage multiple Kubernetes clusters across multiple environments and regionsManage and build core services and infrastructure across the entire engineering organizationHelp build an adaptable, high-velocity team

Things that we believe are critical

Expertise in site reliability engineering in a multi-datacenter production cloud environment with demanding up-time, real-time performance, and security requirementsExperience adopting and employing open-source, home-grown, and commercial technology products as appropriate in support of the Infra Engineering missionStrong familiarity with AWS and KubernetesExperience with leading teams and projectsComfort working with senior management to allocate and prioritize engineering energy in support of the Infra Engineering mission in a real-world resource-constrained environment

Extra Credit

Experience with cloud infrastructure and networking in a production contextExperience building and/or using low-latency cross-region databases or high-volume trading applicationsExperience with HashiCorp tools (Vault, and Terraform)Experience with Kafka, Redis, and PostgresExperience with cloud providers beyond AWS (Azure, GCP, etc.)Expertise in cloud network security

Our Benefits and Perks

Competitive pay and transparent pay bandsFlexible work environmentUnlimited vacation with a minimum required PTO of 10 days annually.Celebrate your national holidays, in addition to floating holidays, to honor what matters to you, not HQ.Full benefits (vary by location)Medical, dental, visionHealth Flexible Savings Account (FSA)Long Term Disability and Life InsuranceRetirement savings (i.e. Traditional and Roth 401(k))Paid Parental LeaveGenerous technology and learning allowances$5000 first-year budget to spend on your computer, peripherals, office essentials…whatever makes you most efficient and comfortable. You’ll receive a $2000 refresh each anniversary.$1000 budget to spend on learning and development materials, courses or conferences.

Paradigm US is an equal opportunity employer.

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